Game Changer: The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption builds momentum

Posted on June 10, 2019

“When a child ages out of foster care at 18, not because they’re bad kids, not because they’re any less capable than any other child, but because they don’t have the safety net of family, they’re at a much higher risk of negative outcomes,” shared Rita Soronen, president & CEO of the Dave Thomas

Eric Daly Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on June 3, 2019

Foundation committed to finding adoptive homes for the nearly 155,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, today welcomed Eric Daly as a member of its board of trustees. Daly is vice pr

Love Them No Matter What

Posted on April 16, 2019

By Robyn Oldenburg Robyn Oldenburg, of Washington, adopted her daughter, Winter, through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. Robyn says when she learned of the need for teenagers to be adopted, she was moved to action. The Oldenburg family (from left:

Love Makes a Family

Posted on April 9, 2019

By Krista Stotler Krista Stotler and her husband, Larry, of Texas, have adopted five children from foster care, including siblings Steven, Celeste and Elijah through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. They are a self-described “fast-paced, active, fu

Every day is a new adventure

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By Carly Calhoun Carly Calhoun and her husband, John, knew they wanted to grow their family through adoption. The couple from British Columbia has adopted six children, including siblings Alicia and Tristin through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids.

Focus on Adoption: Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

Posted on March 22, 2019

The Adoptive Families Association of BC is a proud partner site for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids in British Columbia. In an article for the organization’s Focus on Adoption magazine, Rita Soronen, president and & CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada, explains how the program’s child-f

More needed to help foster children who age out of care

Posted on February 19, 2019

Through our signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada is working to find adoptive homes for the more than 30,000 children waiting in Canada’s foster care system. The Toronto Sun spoke to the Foundation’s President & CEO, Rita Soro
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